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Somers named to midseason closer watch list

Apr 27, 2022

EUGENE – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association has named Oregon closer Kolby Somers to its midseason Stopper of the Year watch list.   
Somers, a senior from Hillsboro, Ore. who claimed first-team All-Pac-12 Conference honors and NCBWA All-America honors last season, has continued his stellar work as the Ducks' stopper for the second straight season. The lefty is 4-2 on the season and leads the Pac-12 Conference with seven saves. He has a 2.78 ERA in 18 appearances and has allowed just seven earned runs in 22.2 innings pitched with 29 strikeouts and 11 walks. He is holding opponents to a .235 batting average.
Somers Honors and Awards

  • 2022 NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List
  • 2022 NCBWA Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List
  • 2022 D1Baseball Third-Team Preseason All-America
  • 2022 Collegiate Baseball Third-Team Preseason All-America
  • 2021 NCBWA Third-Team All-America
  • 2021 First-Team All-Pac-12 Conference
  • 2021 NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List